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February 18, 2014  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Hiroshi Teshigahara’s Woman in the Dunes
Woman in the Dunes. 1963. Japan. Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara

Woman in the Dunes. 1963. Japan. Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara

These notes accompany screenings of Hiroshi Teshigahara’s Woman in the Dunes on February 19, 20, and 21 in Theater 3.

Hiroshi Teshigahara (1927–2001) was a latecomer to the movement known as the Japanese New Wave (like his French counterparts, he began as a film critic), preceded by Susumu Hani, Nagisa Oshima, and Shohei Imamura. Read more

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October 1, 2013  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Yasujiro Ozu’s An Autumn Afternoon
An Autumn Afternoon. 1962. Japan. Directed by Yasujiro Ozu

An Autumn Afternoon. 1962. Japan. Directed by Yasujiro Ozu

These notes accompany screenings of Yasujiro Ozu’s An Autumn Afternoon on October 2, 3, and 4 in Theater 3.

Yasujiro Ozu died in 1963, on his 60th birthday. Samma no aji (An Autumn Afternoon) was his last film Read more

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September 10, 2013  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo
Yojimbo. 1961. Japan. Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Yojimbo. 1961. Japan. Directed by Akira Kurosawa

These notes accompany screenings of Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo on September 11, 12, and 13 in Theater 2.

It would be hard to overstate the impact of the importation to the West, and particularly to America, of Akira Kurosawa’s 1950 film Rashomon Read more

Tokyo-story
July 10, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story

Tokyo Story. 1953. Japan. Directed by Yasujiro Ozu


These notes accompany the screenings of Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story on July 11, 12, and 13.

The writings of Andrew Sarris, who died June 20, are the inspiration for this series, and it is dedicated to him. Read more

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June 19, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsu

Ugetsu. 1953. Japan. Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

These notes accompany the screenings of Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsuon June 20, 21, and 22.

My uncle, Albert Green, was an internationally acclaimed ceramicist whose work is primarily in the collection of the Morris Museum in New Jersey. Read more

May 8, 2012  |  An Auteurist History of Film
Kenji Mizoguchi’s The Life of Oharu

The Life of Oharu. 1952. Japan. Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

These notes accompany the screenings of Kenji Mizoguchi’s The Life of Oharu on May 9, 10, and 11 in Theater 3. Read more